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Table 2A : Composition of Agricultural Holdings by Category of Land
 Extent in Hectares
District
All Holdings
Homegarden
Other Highland Owned and Operated
Other Highland Operated but Owned by Others
Paddy Land Owned and Operated
Paddy Land Operated but Owned by others
Other Land Operated in Any Other Form
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
No.
Extent
Colombo 27,246 16,815 21,092 4,721 11,034 7,028 1,223 702 9,971 3,144 2,623 884 556 337
Gampaha 88,729 58,125 54,461 14,909 42,076 28,379 4,103 3,321 27,815 8,399 6,642 2,163 1,494 954
Kalutara 76,966 57,440 44,833 9,854 45,087 29,671 3,449 2,287 27,353 10,646 9,223 3,471 2,752 1,512
Kandy 104,802 60,762 55,400 11,931 61,242 30,310 4,922 2,767 33,708 10,272 13,667 4,453 2,110 1,029
Matale 64,806 49,575 30,153 8,691 38,283 22,130 3,903 2,310 24,604 10,602 12,336 4,629 2,099 1,214
Nuwara Eliya 46,962 24,415 20,453 3,886 29,110 12,490 4,897 1,746 11,955 3,529 6,865 2,099 2,006 666
Galle 106,181 67,808 35,408 6,033 84,264 43,975 3,542 1,785 30,320 11,759 8,294 3,332 1,813 924
Matara 91,768 63,411 32,350 7,126 61,789 35,982 6,056 3,231 22,422 7,712 17,513 6,964 5,855 2,396
Hambantota 88,785 81,946 42,475 14,429 44,601 31,063 6,549 4,156 23,596 16,985 13,444 10,157 7,032 5,157
Jaffna 25,303 12,919 22,169 3,213 10,242 3,026 4,938 1,139 8,978 4,058 3,516 1,371 372 111
Mannar 5,231 8,493 3,554 831 1,250 1,186 292 196 2,917 3,677 2,002 2,150 983 453
Vavuniya 12,850 13,296 8,772 3,157 5,212 3,701 476 352 4,535 4,702 1,267 1,245 151 139
Mullaitivu 11,814 15,891 4,251 2,149 7,142 5,592 644 570 5,101 5,868 1,516 1,372 481 339
Kilinochchi 13,534 15,583 7,662 3,194 6,043 4,194 378 184 5,693 6,093 1,496 1,718 315 201
Batticaloa 20,890 30,110 15,045 2,811 4,863 2,518 308 149 14,478 22,226 1,188 1,760 530 646
Ampara 55,302 69,671 46,710 13,444 7,477 5,540 1,033 671 35,506 39,433 8,226 7,552 3,440 3,031
Trincomalee 18,920 20,576 14,381 4,875 2,977 1,511 437 246 11,669 11,405 2,400 2,311 242 227
Kurunegala 252,042 216,652 135,063 43,827 139,178 98,470 10,717 8,468 114,393 47,121 39,465 15,358 4,957 3,408
Puttalam 68,862 64,667 33,366 14,110 33,847 28,593 3,540 4,216 16,737 10,228 4,726 2,961 5,674 4,559
Anuradhapura 150,613 147,773 122,387 39,951 37,973 23,590 4,973 2,949 76,189 60,497 25,255 16,308 7,754 4,478
Polonnaruwa 58,806 66,349 51,861 17,446 4,469 2,253 807 374 36,104 34,084 13,776 11,534 948 658
Badulla 91,004 63,514 43,526 13,247 52,628 25,802 5,595 2,414 41,440 16,494 14,038 3,916 3,255 1,640
Moneragala 81,723 91,228 49,636 24,082 42,391 37,244 5,398 4,578 25,527 11,893 7,782 3,598 8,940 9,833
Ratnapura 136,120 98,431 49,505 12,393 97,466 62,703 7,533 4,859 21,104 7,967 17,004 5,673 9,312 4,836
Kegalle 84,214 60,547 52,622 13,166 49,959 35,889 2,534 2,123 24,524 5,968 6,173 1,639 2,600 1,763
Sri Lanka
1,783,473 1,475,997 997,135 293,476 920,603 582,840 88,247 55,793 656,639 374,762 240,437 118,618 75,671 50,511
 
Source: Census of Agriculture 2002, Department of Census and Statistics
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